The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 21 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 3.08% 4.13% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 5.56% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,712 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Validation
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worthing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 90 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 89.23% 74.38% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 83
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Validation
Salary Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Worthing region.

Validation Salary Trend in Worthing

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) LabVIEW
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) VectorCAST
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) LabVIEW
1 5 (83.33%) VectorCAST
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR